$40,568
Avg. Salary
$16.56
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,062

Bonus

$1,850

Profit Sharing

$5,200

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Assistant Fashion Designer is $16.56 per hour.

The average pay for an Assistant Fashion Designer is $40,568 per year.

10%
$11.73
10%
$16.56
50%
$23.10
90%
90%
MEDIAN $16.56
10%
$31k
10%
$41k
50%
$52k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $40,568
$31,455 - $51,718
$31K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,568
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90%

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$11.73 - $23.10
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$0$51K
Salary $31,455 - $51,718
Bonus $308 - $4,122
Profit Sharing $1,850
Commission $5,200
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,394 - $51,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 456
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $11.73 - $23.10
Overtime $16.07 - $34.74
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $308 - $4,122
Commission $5,200
Profit Sharing $1,850
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$29,394 - $51,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 208

Job Description for Assistant Fashion Designer

Assistant fashion designers are responsible for all aspects of the design and creation of new fashion products, as well as updating previous designs. They typically work under the supervision of a fashion designer and specialize in a particular area of design, such as skirts, sweaters, or (more generally) women’s apparel.

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Assistant Fashion Designer Tasks
  • Draw clothing products, design sketches and patterns with graphic software.
  • Work with factory to produce, assess the quality of, and fit samples.
  • Create specifications for products and fabrics, including dimensions and sketches.
  • Prepare for and attend buy meetings and fittings, and assist with physical tasks and time management.
  • Identify and research current clothing, fabric, color and market trends.

Assistant Fashion Designer Pay By Employer

$0$48K

$48,000

Common Career Paths for Assistant Fashion Designer


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Assistant Fashion Designers do not often transition into Chief Fashion Designer roles. The role averages $92K per year. Fashion Designers or Associate Fashion Designers are common next-step roles for Assistant Fashion Designers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Fashion Designers is $16K higher on average, and it's $11K higher for Associate Fashion Designers.

Assistant Fashion Designer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Assistant Fashion Designer


Survey results imply that Assistant Fashion Designers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Product Development, Computer Aided Design, Adobe Illustrator, and Technical Garment Knowledge are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Adobe InDesign. The majority of those who know Adobe Illustrator also know Design.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,857

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Assistant Fashion Designer

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
83%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Assistant Fashion Designer Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$40,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Assistant Fashion Designer Salaries

Product Development
▲3%



Technical Garment Knowledge
▼0%

National Average
$40,000


▼1%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
83%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 31%